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Unsung Heroes: Pioneers in Science

  • Age Range: 11-15
  • Grade: 7
  • Lexile: 800L
  • Guided Reading Level: V
  • Interest Level: 6-9
  • Reading Level: 7.2
  • ISBN: 9781425854775
  • Language: English
  • Dewey: 509.22
  • Pages: 48
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This item is estimated to be available in August 2018. Please contact customer service at 800-858-7339 to pre-order.

Most people have heard of Marie Curie and Albert Einstein. But have you heard of Katherine Johnson, Caroline Herschel, Percy Julian, and Rosalind Franklin? These scientists accomplished amazing things in their fields, and yet their names are not as well known. Learn about the unsung heroes of science, and be inspired by their fight for recognition.

Created in partnership with TIME©, this nonfiction reader builds critical literacy skills while students are engaged in reading high-interest content.

Reader's Guide and Try It! provide extensive language-development activities to develop critical thinking

  • Table of contents, glossary, and index help increase comprehension and strengthen academic vocabulary
  • A fun culminating activity challenges students to create a picture book for a lesser-known scientist
  • Prepares students for college and career and aligns with state and national standards
Retail Price: $10.99 /ea
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